Charles Spearman

Psychologist, Author

1863 – 1945

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Who was Charles Spearman?

Charles Edward Spearman, FRS was an English psychologist known for work in statistics, as a pioneer of factor analysis, and for Spearman's rank correlation coefficient. He also did seminal work on models for human intelligence, including his theory that disparate cognitive test scores reflect a single General intelligence factor and coining the term g factor.

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Born
Sep 10, 1863
London
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • University of Leipzig
Died
Sep 17, 1945
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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